Dairy Farm Assistant

Job Description

We are looking for a Dairy Assistant to complete our amazing team. To start any time from the end of January. We are located 25 minutes inland from Oamaru at Duntroon. Close to river/lakes so ideal for hunting and fishing enthusiasts and only 2 hours from beautiful Central Otago. We contract milk 1600 cows on a 474ha irrigated dairy platform with a well set up dairy support unit adjacent to the dairy platform. We run two sheds, a 60 bail rotary with in shed feeding, cup removers, pro track, and easy heat camera and a 40 a side herringbone with in shed feeding. 

Roster is 6 on 2 off all season. 

The farm is flat with some rolling. Irrigation is pivot and k-lines with fixed grid on steeper sections. 

Accomodation - shared 3 bedroom house. Currently will have one other DA living in it. 

The ideal candidate must be in New Zealand, have a current work visa, a strong work ethic, willingness to learn, passion for farming, and be able to pass a pre-employment drug test. 

Some experience is preferred but not essential but you will need to be able to ride 2 and 4 wheelers. We can train in other aspects and promote Primary ITO.

Remuneration will be based on experience. This can be salary for full time permanent or we can do casual hourly rate for those wanting more temporary work.

Dairy Farm Assistant

Mullenford Dairies Ltd

Job type:

Full Time

Hours of work:

Hours are variable